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gr ill! aiit
M til
He tells you that modem neuroscience has proved
that all ear actions and decisions are merely the
machinations of a predetermined universe and that
our of free will ' is naught but a comforting
If you agree with his hypothesis, turn to page ‘II
If you disagree, turn to page 72
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#108 - fourchinsbrah (07/07/2014) [+] (3 replies)
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>im all for thinking there may be a God
>im all for science that has never proven that God is NO

mfw either side claims 1st place
User avatar #127 - butterduck (07/07/2014) [-]
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Tis was my first OC
#17 - faulther (07/07/2014) [+] (11 replies)
I soooooooooooo miss these from my childhood......
#19 to #17 - pkmntrainerdani (07/07/2014) [-]
Who the hell misses thumbnails?
#75 - mrdrpage (07/07/2014) [+] (29 replies)
**mrdrpage rolls 457**
User avatar #77 to #75 - emperorskittles (07/07/2014) [-]
**emperorskittles rolls 666** I know I am not going to get it right
#22 - lobbert ONLINE (07/07/2014) [+] (1 reply)
User avatar #4 - Mintberrycrunsh (07/06/2014) [+] (5 replies)
Is this from a real book? If yes, pls tell me which one because I must have!
User avatar #5 to #4 - goldenfairy (07/06/2014) [-]
It seems to be from one of "Choose Your Own Adventure" books, however I have failed to find which one exactly.
#80 - ohshoot (07/07/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I didn't know Mass Effect was a book.
#7 - xwhitewingx (07/06/2014) [+] (5 replies)
*turns to the next page*
User avatar #98 - commontroll (07/07/2014) [-]
Simple solution, you toss the book out the window.
#2 - anonymous (07/06/2014) [+] (4 replies)
i can close the book.
User avatar #20 to #10 - Kairyuka ONLINE (07/07/2014) [-]
But then there's literally no difference between "free will" and "predetermined fate" and those two terms lose their overall meaning
User avatar #23 - runescapewasgood ONLINE (07/07/2014) [+] (45 replies)
Freewill and predestination can very well go hand in hand, however. We may choose our future, but it may also be preknown even before we do it. Just because someone knows what we're about to do, it doesn't mean that we aren't making the choice.
User avatar #33 to #30 - demandsgayversion (07/07/2014) [-]
But doesn't everything affect those decisions? Your environment and past, the air pressure at the time, and such? Everything can be calculated.
User avatar #120 - cognosceteipsum ONLINE (07/07/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I actually heard that we have some degree of free will. Michio Kaku holds that the quantum randomness (whatever the randomness is which I'm not even sure of) in our brains give us free will, I personally think that was the most embarrassing proposition he made on par with the video where he talked about aspergers as if it was a new and original thing.

Then there's Sam Harris, who wrote a book entitled "Free Will" where he argues rather well that it's an illusion.

Which brings me to my third point.... Daniel Dennett, who is a compatabalist, believes that free will is possible under certain circumstances if I'm right.

I myself believe that there is determinism in that you need to fullfill your physiological needs. But. If you are a rational person, you can make decisions in which you are in manysituations in life. For eexample, "which woman would be the best mate for me?" or "should I down a cup of tea or take a cough drop?" So I guess I am a compatabalist. Not only that, but the fact that you can always decide to stop making a decision when you're halfway to making it (e.g. reaching for the butter, then thinking about that you don't want to clog up your arteries)

Hope this helps. Either way, it doesn't matter much to me at all considering I am a splendid, complex and intricate being without and with free will. So, it doesnr bother me really. You may feel a few existential thoughts chip away at your sanity, which I did for a while thanks to this, but promise me. You will get over it. I have panic attacks in the evenings very many times, but it's like they're over in the morning afterwards
User avatar #66 - ScottP (07/07/2014) [-]
But what if you turn to page 71?
User avatar #49 - dragostarc (07/07/2014) [+] (1 reply)
This is some Stanley Parable **** right here.
User avatar #131 - lovot (10/30/2014) [-]
>Implying I can't choose a different path.
User avatar #97 - zenthos ONLINE (07/07/2014) [-]
jokes on him Ill never see page 72
#90 - anonymous (07/07/2014) [-]
Read this in the voice of Glados
User avatar #85 - cookiel (07/07/2014) [-]
Jokes on you, I can't read!
User avatar #3 - buttlord (07/06/2014) [-]
i agree with the statement? i go to page 394 right?
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